IFA Seek Full Payout of All Direct Payments

IFA Deputy President Eddie Downey welcomed the payout of €530m in Single Farm Payment to 107,000 farmers this week saying “this will provide a much-needed boost to cashflow in this extremely difficult year with both severe incomes and weather difficulties”.   Eddie Downey said Minister Coveney must insist that all outstanding cases held up because […]

Minister Must Secure 70% Single Farm Payment Advance as Impact of Weather DEEPENS – IFA

IFA President John Bryan has called on the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney to secure a 70% advance on the Single Farm Payment from October 16ththis year, in response to the deteriorating weather and the income difficulties on farms. “The situation is worsening every day the bad weather continues, and the losses incurred in recent […]

IFA Secures Strong Commitment From Minister Coveney on Protecting the Single Farm Payment in CAP 2013

At a meeting in Dublin this week, the Minister of Agriculture Simon Coveney told the IFA President John Bryan that he was making some progress to deal with Ireland’s concerns on CAP reform, and especially on securing a flexible payment model based on approximation to protect the Single Farm Payment of farmers. Minister Coveney told […]